Why is death our enemy?

IN your article entitled 'Jade Goody will be forgotten', you quote the Reverend Peter Robinson as saying Death is our greatest enemy ..."

IN your article entitled 'Jade Goody will be forgotten', you quote the Reverend Peter Robinson as saying "Death is our greatest enemy ..."You then go on to report him saying that 'there is life after death'.Presumably, this 'life after death' is not expected to be unpleasant or unwelcome. Since death is simply a transition from this life, with its credit crunch and global warming, to the next one, why should it be regarded as an enemy?Keith TizzardOttery St Mary